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  1. Remove the alert notification for the internal/temp file "VerifyPerm(GUID)" from being sent when alerts exist & document moved between libs.

    Remove the alert notification for the internal/temp file "VerifyPerm(GUID)" from being sent when alerts exist in both document libraries (source and destination) and you use the ribbon "move to" feature.

    Two emails are generated as expected, one for the file getting created in destination, and one for it getting deleted in source. However the issue occurs once this is done, a second email will be sent out with the title: "VerifyPerm(GUID)" for a temporary (non exposed) file which gets generated to check the permissions in the destination location. This is unesesary. Please remove this secondary message.

    31 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Add option to inherit metadata from folders

    While Document Sets may work well for some scenarios, it doesn't work for ours. In an instance where multiple folders full of documents are uploaded to a library, you can then add metadata to the folders using the Quick edit feature. However, the metadata does not cascade down to the files within the folders. It is a very time-consuming, manual process to open each folder and add the metadata to all the files within the folder. Unfortunately our use-case requires the use of the folders. We have yet to find a suitable third party tool or Flow solution that meets…

    31 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Taxonomy  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Implement the feature to check the number of view by item unit.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):アイテム単位での閲覧数の確認について

    Implement the feature to check the number of view by item unit.

    ■Description_JP (内容):アイテム単位での閲覧数を確認したいが、Office 365 監査ログ レポートにて、アイテム単位での閲覧数の出力が出来ません。そのため、Office 365 監査ログ レポートにて、アイテム単位での閲覧数を出力する機能の実装を希望します。
    ​ 

    I want to check the number of viewing by item unit, but I am currently unable to output it by using Office 365 audit log report. Therefore, I hope the feature will be implemented to output the number of view per item.

    31 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Feature for disabling download in all Non-Microsoft Office files such as PDF, jpg, etc

    When giving View Only permission from an External User, I would like to have a feature that would prevent external users from downloading files such as PDF, jpg, etc.

    30 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Display sites created by Teams in SPO admin center

    The SharePoint sites created to support Teams should really be displayed in the SharePoint admin center since they are sites in SharePoint. Indicating they are used by a Team would be good as well to differentiate them from "normal" site collections. It's hard to keep track of the SPO footprint without being able to see the Teams sites.

    30 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. SharePoint and SharePoint Online Change Log

    I'd like to see a change log to SharePoint On-Premises and SharePoint Online and of course the rest of the services/servers.

    What I have in mind is a chronological, grouped by CU/PU/SP for on-premises versions and by date for the services, change log with all the changes to API's, PowerShell cmdlets and features. Very much like the Office Roadmap.

    For instance in the July SharePoint CU we have a new addition to the cmdlets that allows us to bypass the search protocol handlers. In August we had a security update that change the EnableScript for Ribbon buttons added by apps…

    30 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Change Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Create Site for any Domain owned

    You are limited to the first domain name registered for all sites. https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Can-t-rename-team-site-on-Office-365-576325ad-8c40-4fe8-8a63-68c3b7d536cf?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US
    You should be able to create a new site or migrate the domain name to a new name without having to delete your entire Exchange and SharePoint data and creating anew account

    30 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Factory Reset for SharePoint root Site collection

    Would like to have a way to restore my SharePoint online root site to a "Factory Default" clean site collection.

    We have tenants where we dev/demo/play and in certain cases we would like to wipe what we did and restart from scratch.

    Just deleting the root site collection causes errors.

    29 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Sync profile pictures across ALL of office 365

    For large companies who want to upload user images for the user it does not sync across the whole office 365 platform. We uploaded user images into exchange online via powershell. Their picture shows up everywhere except sharepoint. To get to show up in sharepoint that user would have to sign in > go to their delve page > click edit profile > and then click save. We cannot rely on companies with 1000+ employees to all follow that instruction

    29 votes
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    5 comments  ·  User Profile Services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Improve the solution for changing the order of User Profile properties

    Develop a robust solution for the colossal frustration that is manually changing the order of User Profile properties in SharePoint Online. Ideally the UI would be improved and a CSOM method would be provided for more complex / bulk operations.

    28 votes
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    3 comments  ·  User Profile Services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. About Expansion of the number of restricting domains for external sharing

    According to the following knowledge base, you can configure up to 1000 domains to allow or block sharing of the domain list at the tenant level.
    We hope that you can expand the number of domains that can be registered and make the number of domains unlimited

    "Domain sharing restricted by SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business":
    https://docs.microsoft.com/ja-jp/sharepoint/restricted-domains-sharing

    27 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. I want a notification function that warns me before my tenant reaches its memory limit

    As it is right now, site collection admins receive a notification when the site collection is getting close to the available memory space. However, I would like to have a similar option that informs me when the memory space used for the entire tenant is reaching its limits.

    27 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Enable Termstore backup/restore in SharePoint Online

    Enable Termstore backup/restore in SharePoint Online

    27 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Taxonomy  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Increase SharePoint Calendar Overlay more than 10

    Can you allow more than 10 calendar overlay in SharePoint to integrate on 1 master calendar?

    26 votes
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  15. Allow Managed Metadata to be accessed from Power Query in Excel

    In Power Query using SharePoint List as source if the SharePoint List has Managed Metadata Columns and if we use Power Query then those columns doesn't show up in Excel .

    Doing Export to Excel from a SharePoint list allows us to see Managed Metadata values but they append some ID's in front .

    26 votes
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    3 comments  ·  SharePoint Upgrade  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. 1 TB site collections

    SharePoint Server should also be able to have up to 1TB site collections as per SPO. SPO is still running a with SP and SQL so there should not be any reason why this could not be implemented on premises

    26 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Database  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Allow CSP Delegated Admins to Manage Modern Sites

    As a CSP, receiving delegated admin access from a customer does not allow you to access modern site collections (Communication sites, modern Team Sites).

    Delegated admin allows you to access the SharePoint admin centers for both classic and modern sites. In classic, if a site collection has Company Administrator as a site collection admin, a CSP user with delegated admin has rights to the site collection.

    In the new SharePoint Admin Center, Company Administrator cannot be added as a site collection admin for modern sites, nor can anyone add my account as a site collection admin because my account is…

    25 votes
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  18. Build a Health Analyzer Rule or Fixit Package for the Most Common Distributed Cache Problems

    Create either a SP2013/SP2016 health analyzer rule, a Microsoft Fix It package and KB article, a SETH/UDE tool package, and a SPRAPaaS component that that checks for the most commong configuration problems with distributed cache. Examples:

    (1) check to make sure that there are no more than two dcache hosts per farm.

    (2) check to make sure that the size of the dcache is less than 16 GB and is proportionate to the total and/or available amount of RAM on the servers. Offer to run Update-SPDistributedCacheSize -CacheSizeInMB at ideal settings for the administrator. (See http://blogs.technet.com/b/sp/archive/2013/05/29/calculate-and-set-distributed-cache-size.aspx)

    (3) Confirm that the…

    24 votes
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  19. Enable "Content Viewer" reports so we can see who has viewed docs for Audit purpoes

    The Audit Trail Functionality feature within Microsoft Office 365 does not currently allow “Content Viewer” reports to be produced. Further to discussions with Microsoft Technical Support Engineer, there are no plans to have this feature enabled.Can you please look into enabling this feature as this is extremely important when auditing sites and looking at who has viewed documents.

    24 votes
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  20. Folder level restore/ versioning in SP

    Would like to see folder level restore functionality in SP online. Currently a large gap between file level restore and using the MS site collection restore.
    Seems a real drop off compared to the on prem SBS servers MS are encouraging us to replace with SP, and one of my big worries WRT cryptolocker infecting a whole site

    23 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Backup/Restore/High Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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